Joanne Lucille (Schlenz) Stiefvater
July 12, 1938 – December 18, 2018
Joanne Lucille (Schlenz) Stiefvater (80), of Northglenn, Colorado, passed away at 11:15 p.m. on December 18, 2018 at Elms Haven Care Center. She was born on July 12, 1938 in Sterling, Colorado to Joseph and Florence Lucille (Harnish) Schlenz.
Joanne worked as an accountant for several years. She was a loving mother and grandmother who loved to paint and do crafts. She also loved camping and kayaking. She loved her dog Buddy and was often seen kayaking with Buddy or sharing an ice cream cone with him.
Joanne is survived by her daughter Kim (Stiefvater) McCleland and her son Craig Stiefvater; son-in-law Joseph McCleland; grandchildren Kacie (McCleland) Nelsen, Kyler McCleland, Jordyn McCleland, Jaelee McCleland and Macie Clifft; great grandchildren Mila Cilfft with her second great grandchild due in June; brothers Alan and Dennis Schlenz, and sister Deanna (Schlenz) Heckel. She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Florence Schlenz; brother Ronald Schlenz; ex-husband Laverne Stiefvater and dog Buddy.
You will me greatly missed and we will always carry your memory in our hearts.
Joanne wanted to be cremated and to have her ashes spread with no service.